08 Dec 2022
--- SIG announces a US$10 million investment in recycling technology that will enable polymers and aluminum from used aseptic carton packs to be recovered and sold separately for the “first” time on an industrial... Read More
22 Nov 2022
--- Spanish juice brand, Don Simon, has unveiled its first “100% environmentally friendly” and smart packaging, Pure-Pak eSense. The pack is integrated with an app that has interactive games linked to sustainability,... Read More
09 Nov 2022
--- SIG will unveil a new range of F&B solutions at the Gulfood Manufacturing 2022 trade show in Dubai, UAE as the products’ debut in Middle East and African markets. The line will be showcased at the Dubai Silicon... Read More
04 Nov 2022
--- Protecting medical and pharmaceutical solutions while driving up the environmental sustainability of packaging was a major theme at this year’s CPHI trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. During the event this week, we... Read More
19 Oct 2022
--- B. Braun Medical (B. Braun) has been awarded a US$72,500 state grant, secured by Pennsylvania Senator Pat Browne, to fund a medical plastics waste recycling pilot project in the Lehigh Valley. The project will investigate... Read More
06 Oct 2022
--- Microban International is launching LapisShield, a non-heavy-metal technology designed to integrate antimicrobial functionality into water-based coating formulation. The technology inhibits bacterial growth by up to 99.99%,... Read More
05 Oct 2022
--- SIG is launching “Recycle for Good” in Egypt – an initiative for the collection of used aseptic cartons with its partner Tagaddod. The initiative enables consumers to use an app to arrange for their used... Read More
21 Sep 2022
--- Eastman is providing Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson MedTech company, with its Renew materials for Ethicon’s medical device sterile-barrier packaging. Eastman says this development helps to reduce waste in the... Read More
07 Sep 2022
--- Household packaging is experiencing a shift toward more environmental sustainability, minimizing packaging material and developing recyclable, refillable and reusable packaging solutions. PackagingInsights explores the... Read More
06 Sep 2022
--- Coveris is bringing its latest dairy packaging solutions to FachPack 2022 in Nuremberg, Germany (27-29 September). The packaging materials range – including barrier films, pre-made packs, peelable and reclosable... Read More
31 Aug 2022
--- Global consumers are increasingly adopting plant-based diets amid rising climate change fears, health considerations and animal welfare concerns. Embracing this trend, plant-based brands are using packaging design to compete... Read More
11 Aug 2022
--- UFlex in India is unveiling a range of flexible packaging and holography solutions for boosted environmental sustainability and standout shelf appeal. The launches come amid a strong financial performance for the quarter and... Read More
29 Jul 2022
--- This week in industry news, Mondi and Fiorini International partnered to create a new paper packaging solution for Antico Pastificio Umbro, an Italian manufacturer of premium pasta products. Meanwhile, Sidel announced the... Read More
12 Jul 2022
--- Tetra Pak’s new fiber-based barrier for food cartons will provide a major boost to carbon reduction and recycling efforts, according to Davide Braghiroli, the company’s product director for packaging materials.... Read More
11 Jul 2022
--- Tetra Pak is testing a fiber-based barrier to replace the aluminum layer in its cartons for improved climate impact and recyclability. The “industry-first” technology is currently on shelf for commercial consumer... Read More
20 Jun 2022
--- TÜV Rheinland has certified Dow’s all-PE recyclable packaging in China as capable of reducing life cycle carbon emissions by 35%, supporting brand owners in achieving their carbon reduction goals. The verification... Read More
17 Jun 2022
--- This week in industry news, BillerudKorsnäs expanded its FibreForm paper range with unbleached, brown paper for reusable carrier bags, cup sleeves and plates. Also, UPM Raflatac formed a partnership to recycle its PET... Read More
14 Jun 2022
--- Greatview is introducing its “first sustainable packaging solution” in partnership with INEOS and UPM Biofuels. Made primarily from FSC-certified paperboard, Greatview’s aseptic packaging material is... Read More
08 Jun 2022
--- Following the COVID-19 pandemic, hygiene has come to the forefront of packaging design. As packaging is often the first point of contact for any item, antimicrobial packaging provides customers with an increased level of... Read More
02 Jun 2022
--- SIG has completed its acquisition of Scholle IPN for a reported €1.05 billion (US$1.2 billion), with the business being fully consolidated on June 1, 2022. In February, the aseptic systems and solutions provider entered... Read More